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A Survey of Campaign Finance and Lobbying Laws in the 50 States, District of Columbia, New York City, and Seattle

March 19, 2019  •  By Eric Wang  •    •  , , , ,

The Institute for Free Speech (“IFS”) has reviewed the laws in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, New York City, and Seattle regulating speech about government to determine how much of a regulatory burden each jurisdiction imposes on this core First Amendment activity. The following analysis examines each state’s laws according to 12 major issues (several of which are comprised of multiple sub-issues) that are regulated under this area.

Round-Up: First Amendment Commentary on the Julian Assange Indictment

April 17, 2019  •  By Alex Baiocco  •  

The Institute for Free Speech has been tracking discussion in the media on the potential First Amendment implications of the Justice Department’s recent indictment ...

Lawsuit Challenges South Dakota Ban on Out-of-State Contributors to Ballot Measures

April 18, 2019  •  By IFS Staff  •  , , ,

A coalition of South Dakota media associations, trade associations, a nonprofit advocacy group, and a former South Dakota resident yesterday filed a lawsuit in ...

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